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[texts]History Of The Hollandia Operation: Reckless Task Force - United States. Army. Army Corps, 1st
"The general line held by the American and Australian forces in the South-west Pacific Area prior to the Hollandia operation is indicated on Map No. 1. The decision was made to launch a major attack against p the Humboldt Bay-Tanahnierah Bay area with a lesser landing at Aitape . The success of such an enterprise would isolate the del*e1tTdx^~forces . ; along the coast from Astrolabe Bay to Wewak, would place all of north- eastern New Guinea under Allied domination, and would afford air and nava...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea -- Hollandia; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea
Downloads: 73
[texts]Getting About In New Guinea - Allied Forces. South West Pacific Area. Allied Geographical Section
"INTRODUCTION 1. New Guinea is a primitive, hard country and a new world to men from overseas. You go there to fight a dangerous enemy, the Japanese. But they are not the only enemy. The country itself will fight you with all its forces — its mountains, swamps and forests, its heat and rain, its snakes, crocodiles, scorpions and lice, above all with its mosquitoes and its countless invisible army of disease germs...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; New Guinea -- Guidebooks; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; New Guinea; World War II
Downloads: 11
[texts]Pictorial history of Base 'M' USASOS, APO 70, 10 March 1945 - Headquarters Luzon Base Section
Pictorial history of Base 'M' USASOS, APO 70, 10 March 1945 "Along the white sandy beach of Hollekang, Hollandia, in Dutch New Guinea, in October 1944, Base M came into being. Basic plans were formulated for its organization and operation. Key personnel were assembled there, together with an enlisted complement, and a considerable amount of equipment was gathered and loaded for forward movement. Topics include the Base Area Command, Base Service Command, Motor Command, Port Command, Sub-bases, S...
Keywords: United States. -- Army -- Supplies and stores -- Oceania; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; United States. Army; US Army; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII
Downloads: 108
[movies]Invasion Of Noemfoor Island - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5194. National Archives description "1) GV Aux. ships at anchor & underway-SV.2) MS-CU Line of men are issued rations-SV.3) GV Troops & equipment on deck LST.4) MS-LS LCMs underway; DDs bombard Is.5) MS-Pan LVTs underway to beach.6) GV-Pan Troops wade thru surf to beach, LCIs BG-SV.7) MS LVTs go up on beach-SV.8) GV Troops advance down air strip-SV.9) MS-Pan Troops advance down air strip-SV.9) MS-Pan Troops advance thru devastated jungle area.10) AV Air strip.11)...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; Landing Craft -- United States
Downloads: 36
[movies]WW2 Newsreel: Ray Bolger In New Guinea - United States. Army
Extracted from Army newsreel compilation "Laos Neutrality Pact, Etc., 07-23-1962"  National Archives description "HOLLYWOOD MOVIE STARS IN WORLD WAR II.: Ray Bolger in dance routine entertaining troops in New Guinea. Lt Clark Gable receiving diploma and wings after completing Army Air Corps training at Florida base. VS, Gable in training, firing antiaircraft gun at balloon targets. Air Cadet, Robert Taylor in plane with instructor during preflight training...
Keywords: WWII; Newsreel; United States. Army; Ray Bolger; World War, 1939-1945; Bolger, Ray; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea
Downloads: 47
[texts]CMH Pub 72-9 New Guinea: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II - Drea, Edward J.
CMH Pub 72-9 New Guinea: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II by Edward J. Drea. "Provides one in a series of 40 illustrated brochures that describe the campaigns in which U.S. Army troops participated during the war. Each brochure describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of the campaign on future operations." GPO Stock Number: 008-029-00256-6 ISBN: 0160380995 ISBN-13: 9780160380990 Digitized by the U.S...
Keywords: The US Army Campaigns of WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; United States. Army; US Army; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; World War II Commemorative Brochures
Downloads: 260
[movies]U.S. Forces Invade Wakde Island And Arere, Dutch New Guinea, 05/17/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4179. National Archives description "1) GV LCMs. LCIs. underway, smoke columns on shore BG.2) MS USA Troops advance, take cover.-SV.3) SCU Prone man behind log fires rifle.4) GV Men leave LST in deep surf-SV.5) MS Men carry cub plane, wheel same on beach.6) MS Men carry stretcher wounded into LST.7) SCU Corpsmen dress hand of soldier.8) MS Men chain-pass 90MM shells on beach.9) GV LCVs head for beach.10) GV Soldiers wade in surf, board LCI ramp.11) SHS Soldiers al...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Landing Craft -- United States; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded
Downloads: 53
[movies]Landings At Cape Sansapor, New Guinea, 07/30/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4896. National Archives description "1) HS LCIs underway, Is. BG.2) GV Column LCIs, LCTs underway.3) CU Rockets & rocket launchers.4) MS LCMs & LCVPs underway to beach-SV.5) MS LCS underway.6) LS LCVPs on beach.7) MS Trucks pass down muddy road on beach, troops FG.8) GV LCVPs, LCIs underway, man & 20MM gun FG.9) MS LCMs underway to beach, others BG--good." National Archives Identifier: 77260
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; Landing Craft -- United States; Rockets (Ordnance)
Downloads: 31
[movies]Kokoda Front Line! - Australian News & Information Bureau
Documentary short about the Australian Army in New Guinea. It won the 1943 Academy Award for Best Documentary (along with the films The Battle of Midway, Moscow Strikes Back, and Prelude to War (Why We Fight Film 1). The other films are on Archive.org as well. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; 1943 Academy Award Winner For Best Documentary; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Australian; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; Kokoda Track campaign; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Papua New Guinea; World War II; Kokoda; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 1,064
[movies]Allied Occupation Of Lae, New Guinea, 09/23/1943 - United States. Navy
 Naval Photographic Center film #1310 National Archives description "1) GV Wreckage, Japanese flag-SV. 2) SHS Wrecked village. harbor, planes, installations etc.-SV. 3) MS Japanese AA gun. flag, wreckage, 3" gun, etc.-SV. 4) GV Australian troops march along road. 5) CU Wrecked Japanese truck, searchlight, bomber, planes, LCs etc. SV. 6) MS Australians on beach, LCs approach BG . 7) CU Captured Japanese M.Gs, 3" AA, wrecked hangar & planes-SV." National Archives Identifier: 75943 As always, any ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; Great Britain. -- Army -- Australian And New Zealand Army Corps -- History; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Australian; WWII In Color
Downloads: 21
[movies]Newsreel: MacArthur Directs Victory At Lae / Paratroop Pincer - United States. Navy
Extracted from Naval Photographic Center film # 2687 "Supplements To Navy In The Air PSL-719" The activities of the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment & Landing at Nadzab Sept 5, 1943.National Archives description:"10) LS Soldiers going aboard LCI, en route to Lea, a Japanese base.11) DA Soldiers go ashore at Australia, en route to New Guinea.12) CU Gen. MacArthur and Gen. Ge Kenny.13) CU Paratroopers being loaded into planes, to go over New Guinea territory.QUALITY(FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Navy; Kenney, George C. (George Churchill), 1889-1977; Parachute Troops; United States. -- Army -- Parachute Infantry Regiment, 503rd; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; B-17 Bomber; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. Army Air Forces; Airdrop
Downloads: 64
[texts]The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II : weapon of denial : air power and the Battle for New Guinea - Null, Gary
"Gen. Douglas MacArthur, commander of Pacific forces in World War II, viewed the Battle of the Bismarck Sea as a disaster for the Japanese and a triumph for the Allies. In that great air-sea confrontation, U.S. and Australian air forces proved that air power could be decisive in preventing the resupply of ground troops by sea. Months of torturous warfare in the jungles of New Guinea had left Japanese troops vulnerable to disease and starvation...
Keywords: WWII; The U.S. Army Air Forces In World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; Bismarck Sea, Battle of the, 1943; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 28
[movies]Allied Drive on in Italy – Planes Smash Foe in Air – 1944 - United News
National Archives Video Transcript for Archival Research Catalog (ARC) Identifier 39010: "Allied Drive on in Italy – Planes Smash Foe in Air – 1944 Text: ALLIED DRIVE ON IN ITALY - PLANES SMASH FOE IN AIR! Narrator: Huge fleets of Allied bombers, protected by umbrellas of fighter planes, continue their all-out offensive upon Nazi war plants in Europe. In one 24-hour period, 22 major rail junctions and scores of airfields from the Netherlands to western Germany felt the force of Allied bombs...
Keywords: WWII; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945; Mustang (Fighter Plane); World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; United States. Cadet Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea
Downloads: 325
[texts]CMH Pub 5-8-1 The Approach To The Philippines - Smith, Robert Ross, 1919-
CMH Pub 5-8-1 The Approach to the Philippines by Robert Ross Smith. First published, 1953. GPO Bookstore Number: 008-029-00504-2 "Operations of Allied forces in the Southwest Pacific from April through October 1944 told generally at the level of the regimental combat team-the infantry regiment with its supporting artillery, engineer, tank, medical, and other units." Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History http://www.history.army.mil
Keywords: The U.S. Army in World War II: The War in the Pacific; The U.S. Army in World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Palau; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area
Downloads: 252
[movies]Rescue From Shangri-La - Dutch Information Service
1945 short film (partial) details the rescue of C-47 plane crash survivors in remote New Guinea. In 2011 a book about the incident by Mitchell Zuckoff was published: "Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II." As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.or...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Alexander Cann; Aircraft accidents -- New Guinea; Airplane crash survival -- New Guinea; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Search and rescue operations; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea
Downloads: 3,950
[texts]CMH Pub 5-4 Victory In Papua - Milner, Samuel
CMH Pub 5-4 Victory In Papua by Milner, Samuel Milner. First published, 1957. "For the 32d Division, the Papua Campaign was 'a military nightmare,' its men living under intolerable conditions, plagued by disease, short of equipment, ill-prepared for jungle fighting, and pitted against a skilled and resolute foe." Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History: http://www.history.army.mil
Keywords: The U.S. Army in World War II: The War in the Pacific; The U.S. Army in World War II; WWII; Green Book; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; US Army; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Division, 32nd
Downloads: 376
[movies]1943 WWII Newsreels "Navy In The Air" - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #2689 listed as "Navy In The Air" MN-3693 02/08/1950 "1) GV Paratroop soldiers in preparation for raid on New Guinea.2) LS Planes taking off; loaded with paratroop soldiers, paratroopers drop from planes.3) AV Paratroopers dropping from plane.4) AV Planes dropping paratroopers.5) GV American air power bombing Japanese forces in South Pacific; strafing land installations and sea...
Keywords: Lightning (Fighter Plane); Newsreel; United States. Navy; B-25 Bomber; United States. Army Air Forces; WWII; United States. -- Army -- Parachute Infantry Regiment, 503rd; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; USS Helena; World War, 1939-1945; USS Helena (CL-50); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands; Kula Gulf, Battle of, 1943; Catalina (Seaplane); Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane)
Downloads: 187
[texts]CMH Pub 5-5 Cartwheel: The Reduction Of Rabaul - Miller, John
CMH Pub 5-5 Cartwheel: The Reduction Of Rabaul "An analysis of techniques by which the Allies employed their strength to bypass fortified positions and to seize weakly defended but strategically important areas." GPO Number: 008-029-00039-3 Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History: http://www.history.army.mil
Keywords: The U.S. Army in World War II: The War in the Pacific; The U.S. Army in World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; US Army; Green Book; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army
Downloads: 379
[movies]1st USMC Amphib. Corps Hospital Activities, 12/18/1943 GRAPHIC - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 1373 National Archives description "List 1) MS Marine casualty cases loaded on R4D, examine Japanese Sword etc.-SV.2) MS SCU Drs. & Med corpsmen treat large thorax wound, apply penicillin, sulfa powder etc.-SV.3) CU Forceps push catheter into lungs from back, patient coughs etc.-SV.4) SCU Corpsmen take X-ray. MS Patients & Med. corpsmen in sick bay-SV.5) MS CBs work with truck in construction-SV.6) SHS Low bldgs...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); United States. -- Navy -- Transport Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Amphibious Force, I
Downloads: 35
[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 06 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 06, 1943 (AKA The War, NO. 6, 1943)01 F.O.B. America: Short film about the M-10 tank destroyer. 02 Back Home - Detroit Michigan: Short film about Detroit. UAW factory workers go to Camp Atterbury, Indiana to experience military life. Soldiers to go Detroit to visit the plants that are producing materiel for the war effort. 03 I Was There [Doolittle Raid]: AAF Captains Ted W...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; UAW; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993; Tokyo (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1942; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank warfare; United States. Army; US Army; World War II: Homefront; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Merchant Marines; Merchant Mariners -- Soviet
Downloads: 294
[movies]1943 Newsreel: Two New Cruisers Join US Navy Etc 1943 - United States. Office of Emergency Management
Listed at the National Archives as Two New Cruisers Join US Navy Etc 1943.Title cards:Two New Cruisers Join The U.S. NavyCanada Rushes Huge Power Plant For War WorkU.S. Red Cross Ships Boxes To War PrisonersHollywood Stars Win Awards For Year's Best FilmsBurned Forests Yield 13 Billion Feet Of TimberR.A.A.F. Learn To Fight Like CommandosItalian Children In Ethiopia Sent Home By BritishFirst Lady Of China Visits U.S...
Keywords: Newsreel; WWII; World War II; Greer Garson; USS Biloxi (CL-80); Gary Cooper; Academy Awards; James Cagney; USS Biloxi; USS Astoria (CL-90); USS Astoria; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; World War, 1939-1945; Joan Fontaine; American Red Cross; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons; Lumber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations; World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Chiang, May-ling Soong, 1897-2003
Downloads: 187
[movies]U.S. Army Combat Bulletin #18 - Progress In Southern France, St. Raphael, etc - August 1944 - United States. Army
U.S. Army Combat Bulletin #18, Progress In Southern France, St. Raphael, etc, August 1944 More info (title cards): Mediterranean - Progress in Southern France. St. Raphael in August 18 1944 (Winston Churchill fires a howitzer haha.ETO - Seized German Film (Seized Nazi combat footage of St Lo July 17 & 18. Rockets, anti-aircraft fire, B-25 shot down. American POWs - one wears a flight jacket with "Patchie P.A...
Keywords: Combat Bulletin; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Paris; Eden, Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897-1977; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952; Battle of Sansapor; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; Clark, Mark W. (Mark Wayne), 1896-1984; United States. Army; Leclerc, Jacques P. (Jacques Philippe), 1902-1947; Somervell, Brehon Burke, 1892-1955
Downloads: 259
[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 22 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 22, 1944 01 Burma Outpost: Short film about Station X in Burma and the problem of supply. 02 A Few Quick Facts: Short animated film in a lovely constructivist style that illustrates random statistics and facts about the war. 03 Quentin Reynolds Talks About G.I. News: Short film narrated by Quentin Reynolds, which gives a behind-the-scenes look at Yank magazine and the Armed Forces Network...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Hour of Charm Orchestra; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Transport Command; World War II; Spitalny, Phil, 1890-1970; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; Yank (Magazine); World War II: Homefront; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; Reynolds, Quentin James, 1902-1965; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma; Armed Forces Network; Yank
Downloads: 215
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